DVD Reviews

8

Great

This Is England (DVD)

As I settled down on my sofa to watch this DVD, I hadn’t a clue what to expect.

10

Superb

Sunshine (DVD)

Danny Boyle’s latest foray into sci-fi is serious stuff, gorgeous to look at and full of questions that will make your head hurt.

7

Good

Nip/Tuck: Season 4 DVD

It's great to see that the glossy trash of the night-time soap — popularised in the 1970s and 80s by Dynasty and Dallas — can still be found on TV...

7

Good

Unknown (DVD)

I'm not averse to the odd psychological thriller, as long as it’s done well, and Director Simon Brand did just that in this excellently written, all-star movie.

4

Poor

The Reaping (DVD)

What is going on with horror movies? First of all, we don’t appear to have had that many. Secondly, what we’ve had has been derivative.

8

Great

Transformers: Series 1 (DVD)

Four million years ago on the distant planet Cybertron, and a race of living robots known as Transformers are at war where the evil Decepticons are being constantly battled by...

0

Real Outlaws: Special Edition (DVD)

After half an hour of this alarmist tripe, I had to switch off the DVD player and go take a shower — I felt that dirty.

18
5

Average

Transformers: The Movie (Ultimate Edition DVD)

I should admit that back in the 1980s, I was never all that fond of The Transformers.

8

Great

King Kong (DVD)

Upon finding the perfect leading lady for his latest flick, producer Carl Denham (Black) takes a crew to the mysterious uncharted Skull Island — home to a violent tribe, dinosaurs,...

6

Fair

Miami Vice (DVD)

The format of Miami Vice - pastel shades, designer gear, cops and shoot-outs, all set to a soft rock soundtrack - always suggested that it would suit the big screen.